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An open journal-- some of it written for you, but most of it is for me.

Backbone Beginner's Basics


This is a neat little validation plugin that passes back error objects.

Form serialization

  • Used syphon built by Derick Bailey.

onBeforeRender versus onRender

  • Was trying to call a function onBeforeRender but it wouldn’t execute until it was changed to onRender.


Google Analytics on Backbone

  • this was a good guide though it did not include the fact that
  • used universal.js so had to use the ga('create', 'UA-XXXX-Y', 'auto'); syntax